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A Succinct View of the Law of Mortgages: With an Appendix, Containing.
1798 - With "Scientific Precedents" Wilmot, Edward Coke. A Succinct View of the Law of Mortgages: With an Appendix, Containing a Variety of Scientific Precedents of Mortgages. London: Printed for W. Clarke and Son, 1798. [vi], 104, 108, [4] pp. Includes three-page publisher catalogue. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/4"). Contemporary calf, blind fillets to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Light rubbing to spine, lighter rubbing to extremities, a few minor scratches to boards, corners bumped. Early owner signature and annotation to front free endpaper, interior otherwise fresh. A well-preserved copy. * Second edition. Written for the benefit of "the junior Part of the Profession," Wilmot's book offers a review of the law and a collection of model precedents. The chapters of the "succinct view" are clearly written and arranged topically. Its definitions are illustrated with leading cases. This appears to have been a well-received book. The first edition was published in 1789, the third and final edition in 1819. All are scarce. OCLC locates 5 copies of this edition in North American law libraries, 1 of the first, 13 of the third. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:257 (26). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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